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Tips For Better Remote 1 to 1s

Tips For Better Remote 1 to 1s

Regular one on one conversations with your team members are essential for building trust, reviewing priorities, discovering roadblocks and most importantly finding out how your people are doing.

When you take regular work stress and add the extra strain of the current pandemic, it’s crucial to stay tuned in to people’s well-being. This is especially important for your remote team members as  you cannot rely on the casual face to face conversations that happen in a shared office.

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Do You Push Your Team Members Too Hard?

Do You Push Your Team Members Too Hard?

Many of us have experienced the frustration of working for a manager who intimidates their team members while apparently charming their superiors at the same time.  But it’s hard to know if you are that type of manager.  You might think you are doing a good job.  You get results by challenging and pushing people past their comfort zones. But what if they perceive your style as overly intimidating and as a consequence they are actually afraid of you?
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Ten Ways to Develop Your Team Members  – For Free!

Ten Ways to Develop Your Team Members – For Free!

Here are ten ways to develop your team members that don’t cost anything.

When thinking about what your team members need to develop, don’t automatically assume that this means they need to go on a management training course – it doesn’t.  There are many things that you can do to develop your team members ‘on the job’ with coaching and mentoring support from you or other people.

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When You Make a Mistake – Be Quick to Admit It

When You Make a Mistake – Be Quick to Admit It

Admitting that you have made a mistake can be tough. No one likes to admit that they were wrong.  It undermines our sense of competence. After all, if you mess up it must mean that you aren’t good at your job – right? But defending yourself, blaming others or trying to avoid the issue by saying something vague like, ‘Well mistakes were made…’ will only make things worse.

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